Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Officer Job at The School of St Jude

Position: Officer - Beyond St Jude’s
The School of St Jude is an education institution, entirely funded by charitable donations, that provides free, high-quality primary and secondary scholarships to 1,800 of the poorest and brightest students in the Tanzanian region of Arusha.

We are looking to appoint an Officer - Beyond St Jude’s to be responsible for supporting the Beyond St Jude’s Community Service Year (CSY) program for St Jude’s graduates. The ideal candidate will have a passion for community development and a strong interest in NGO’s.

Key Responsibilities

  • Advise Form 5 and 6 students on Beyond St Jude’s Community Service Year (CSY) program.
  • Assist with CSY intern applications.
  • Liaise with Headmasters of local government schools for available teaching positions for CSY interns.
  • Liaise with St Jude’s departments for available positions for CSY interns.
  • Arrange CSY intern placements for Form 6 graduates in local government schools or St Jude’s departments.
  • Organise the annual Work Readiness workshop.
  • Support and mentor CSY interns during their placement, including visits and reviews.
  • Assist the Beyond St Jude’s team with growth and expansion of CSY program.
  • Adhere to strict annual workflow program.
  • Assist students with career guidance, scholarship and university applications.
  • Work with other members of the Beyond St Jude’s team and in other areas of the department’s duties.

Other Duties

  • Periodically suggest improvements to the department’s procedure and submit to your supervisor for approval.
  • Participate and support fellow staff in school mission-related activities such as all school celebration days.
  • Participate in student selection process, including house checks after hours and on rest days up to 20 Saturdays per annum.
  • Perform any duties as assigned by Heads of Department, Managers and Founding Director.
  • Travel between campuses, visiting Government schools and universities.

Qualifications, Skills, and Attributes

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a teaching role in a secondary school.
  • Bachelor of Education holder.
  • Proficient in written and spoken English.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good organizational skills, time management, and ability to work independently.
  • Good computer skills – Microsoft Word, Excel.

How to Apply
Interested Candidates for this job are kindly requested to send their CV accompanied by a Cover Letter to recruitment@schoolofstjude.co.tz.

Applications should be sent by 31st January 2019. SUBJECT LINE MUST INCLUDE THE REFERENCE NUMBER: REF:TSOSJ/HR/ACDM/BSJ/02/19
The School of St Jude has a zero tolerance policy for any form of child abuse.